Sunday, 22 March 2015

Visual minutes at the Department of Business Industry and Skills, London

Had a lovely two days earlier this week drawing out the diversity of civil servant staff members at the Department of B.I.S. in Victoria Street, London.

Some unusual stories came out, backflipping cocktail shakers, a lady who's specialty subject was the sheep of Yorkshire, musicians, sailors, singers, martial artists, even a running poet.

There were numerous tales of exotic former commutes, my favourite was the person who had to sail down the amazon as part of her daily trip in to work..

Many thanks to artist Beatrice Baumgartner-Cohen for getting me involved!

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Visual minutes in Zurich and London

It's been a busy week, firstly visiting Zurich for work, capturing a day's marketing strategy for an international e-commerce company, watched over in the Hauptbahnhof by Niki de St Phalle's blue Guardian Angel:

and drinking in the Swiss silence:

The next day, back in London I visually minuted at the Southbank Centre's "WOW" festival.

WOW stands for 'Women of the World, it's been running for 5 years and is now going global, with partnerships including New York, Iceland and Ethiopia.

It was a really inspiring day kicked off with Jude Kelly and Miriam Gonzalez-Durantez (Nick Clegg's wife) talking about mentoring for girls and skilfully facilitated by Isisara Bey.